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  • Plant, plant and plant some more

    There is much to do to mitigate the disastrous effects of future heatwaves in our cities and — as Pakistan currently ranks number eight in countries to be most affected by ‘Climate change’ — in all other urban and rural areas of our climatically diverse country too...

    Please discuss your exact requirements, size of planting / growing area, anticipated spread of tree roots / branches with your selected nursery so that you plant a...

  • Russia mourns 92 killed in Black Sea jet crash, hunts for black box

    Russia held a national day of mourning on Monday, a day after a Syria-bound military plane crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 people on board, and expanded a search operation to try to recover passengers' bodies and the jet's black box...

    Thirty nine ships, five helicopters, a drone, and more than 100 divers were involved, he said, and soldiers were scouring the Black Sea coastline as well...

  • Pakistan set to revisit Rose Bowl after 10 years

    KARACHI: Pakistan will return to the Rose Bowl in Southampton after a yawning gap of 10 years when they face England in the opening fixture of the five-match One-day International series on Wednesday...

    Rose Bowl, which hosted its first major match in 2001, is actually the second ground in Southampton to stage international games...

  • Prices rose 3.8pc in October

    8 per cent year-on-year in October owing to an increase in the prices of perishable and non-perishable products, the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported on Wednesday...

    Inflation rose 0...

  • Desert rose

    The system used is called ‘Hugelkultur’, which, basically, is piling up huge amounts of organic material such as dead tree trunks, branches, cut down scrubby shrubs, plant debris of all kinds, the larger pieces forming the base of the heaps — these can be as long and wide as you can erect — graduating to a final layer of earth on top...

    Once the tubers have sprouted and sent out stems, I uncover them and, when long enough, take lots...

  • Exploring the link between rose and woman

    LAHORE: A distinct exhibition of paintings entitled ‘Dedicated To You’ by Dr Sumera Jawad and Zarmena Aslam that opened at Ejaz Art Gallery, MM Alam Road, on Tuesday made a number of gallery visitors to ponder over the connection between a rose and a woman...

    Dr Sumera Jawad’s paintings revolved around the theme of rose and female and the centuries-old connection between the two...

  • Blooming future for Bulgaria’s famed rose oil

    TARNICHANE: It’s 6am but the pickers are already working in Rose Valley, home to Bulgaria’s centuries-old rose oil industry, providing a vital ingredient for the global perfumes industry — and now with EU protection...

    Once the sun rises high over the rows and rows of pink rose bushes, it gets too hot and the precious oil retreats down into the plant’s roots...

  • How Sarfraz Ahmad 'accidentally' rose to cricketing fame

    He had come into the side after leading the Pakistan U19 team to victory in the 2006 youth World Cup in Sri Lanka...

    In 2007, Sarfraz was selected in the country’s national side during its tour of India as an understudy of Pakistan’s then regular wicketkeeper-batsman, Kamran Akmal...

  • Rose, Garcia share Masters lead as Spieth lurks

    AUGUSTA (Georgia): Justin Rose and Sergio Garcia led the Masters on six under par and Jordan Spieth was lurking two shots back after an absorbing third round at a sun-drenched Augusta National on Saturday...

    England’s Rose and Spaniard Garcia finished one shot ahead of American Rickie Fowler and two clear of a group including 2015 Masters champion Spieth, who put together a fine four-under 68 to soar into contention...

  • Service exports rose 35pc in April

    159bn in the same period of the last year, according to data of the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics...

    Pakistan has opened up its market to foreign service providers, particularly in banking, insurance, telecommunications and retail...

  • Magical rose water

    The rose is known as the king of flowers — it can be used as an antiseptic herb, an antidepressant and has a gentle fragrance; the water obtained from roses is very useful for the skin, besides the cheapest way to make skin healthy and gorgeous...

    Rose water has been used for ages and is used, till today, in many cosmetics...

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